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This collection relates to the Workflow task collection containing the task description.

The description can be modified by the customer using the READ BAdI. For more information, refer to the Workflow User Exits section.

The Description entity contains the following properties:

Property Name



Workflow item instance ID.


Task description (in string format).

  • Supported Operations

    • GET – To retrieve the Description collection, perform a GET operation on the relevant URL.

    To obtain the URL:

    1. On the SAP Gateway system, go to transaction SPRO, open the SAP Reference IMG and navigate to Start of the navigation path SAP NetWeaver Next navigation step SAP Gateway Next navigation step OData Channel Next navigation step Administration Next navigation step General Settings Next navigation step Activate and Maintain Services End of the navigation path.

    2. Select the Workflow service.

    3. Choose Call Browser.

    4. Navigate to WorkflowTaskCollection(<workitem_id>)/Description.